Department of International Relations
University of Karachi
(Office)(92-21) 99261300-7 Ext. 2549
and the Chairman Department of International Relations, University of
Karachi. Full time faculty member. Ph.D. from University of Karachi,
Pakistan. Author of a book, a monograph and number of research papers
and have also worked on three research projects
OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, UNIVERSITY OF KARACHI
(2005t till date)
Professor (1999 to2005)
(1989 To 1998)
(Shaheed Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology 2003-4)
Worked as Adjunct COMMECS (Commecs Institute of Business Management
2004-05) Worked as visiting faculty IBA (Institute of Business Administration
2005-06) Worked as visiting faculty.
Ph.D. (2000) Thesis Titled: ‘The U.S Policy of Nuclear Non Proliferation
in South Asia with special reference to Pakistan (1947-90): Evaluation
& Implications’. Department of International Relations, university
of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.
M.A in International Relations  First Class First Position, Department
of Internal Relations, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.
(Honors) in International Relations  First Class First Position.
Department of Internal Relations, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.
of United Nations training program on International Law, July-Aug 2002.
The Hague, Netherlands.
course on Public International Law from The Hague Academy of International
Law, The Hague, Netherlands, 22 Jul-09 Aug’2002.
training course for academicians on International Humanitarian Law organized
by International Commission of Red Cross (ICRC), Islamabad, (November
Course on Women Studies, organized by Center of Excellence for Women
Studies, University of Karachi. (21 December 1992 - 28 January 1993).
AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS
full Fellowship from United Nations under the Program of the United
Nations Institute of Training and Research (UNITAR) on International
Law at The Hague, Netherlands, 8 July-16 August 2002.
Kodikara Award won on the basis of research proposal competition at
the South Asian level, given by the Regional Center for Strategic Studies,
Bai Valika Gold Medal Certificate on securing Fist Class First Position
Certificate on securing Fist Class First Position in M.A from the University
Certificate from the University of Karachi on securing First Class First
Position in B.A (Honors).
Shaista, ‘Nuclear Policy of the United States in South Asia: Proliferation
or Non-Proliferation, (Karachi: Royal Book Company, 2003), pp-184
Lebanese crisis’, in Nigar Sajjad Zaheer (ed.) ‘Middle East
Politics’, (Karachi: Department of Islamic History, 2007)pp-
Resolution Mechanism in Resolving Water disputes in South Asia’,
in Moonis Ahmer (ed.),‘Different perceptions on Conflict Resolution:
Need for an alternative approach’, (Karachi: BCC& T, University
of Karachi, 2005), pp. 201-213.
Role of CBMs in Resolving Non Military Issues between India & Pakistan:
Case Study of the Indus Water Treaty’, in Moonis Ahmar (ed.),
The Challenge of Confidence-Building in South Asia, (New Delhi: Har-Anand
Publications, 2001), pp.385-400.
The International Dimension’ in Moonis Ahmar (ed.), ‘CTBT:
Different Perceptions’, (Karachi: Department of International
Relations, University of Karachi) August’ 2000, pp. 27-36.
Shaista, ‘River Water Sharing Problem between India and Pakistan:
Case Study of Indus Waters Treaty, (Colombo: Regional Center for Strategic
Studies [RCSS]) 2004, pp-91.
Ali, Shaista Tabassum, Geoffrey Dabelko, Environmental Conflict and
Cooperation in South Asia: Prospect for Trans-boundary Disputes Resolution
with Shared Water Resources, Woodrow Wilson Center, Washington D.C,
and United Nations Environmental Program UNEP, 2007. pp-31
European Union and South Asia: the issues of Human Rights and Democracy’,
Journal of European Studies, Area Study Center for Europe, University
of Karachi (Karachi) vol.20 & 21, no. 2 & 1, July & January
2005, pp 72-86.
as a source of future conflict in the Middle East’ National Development
and Security, Foundation of International Environment National Development
and Security, (Islamabad), vol. XIII:1, serial no: 49, Autumn, 2005.
Treaty on Mahakali river’, Pakistan Horizon, Pakistan Institute
of International Affairs, (Karachi), vol. 57, no.2, April 2004, pp.51-61
the legal aspect’, National Development and Security, Foundation
of International Environment National Development and Security, (Islamabad),
vol. XII:2, serial no: 46, Winter , 2004, pp. 40-54.
Treaty on Farakkha Barrage: An International Law Perspective’
Pakistan Horizon, Pakistan Institute of International Affairs, (Karachi),
vol. 56, no.3, July 2003, pp.44-62
Trade Relations’, Journal of European Studies, Area Study Center
for Europe, University of Karachi, (Karachi) vol. 18 & 19: no. 2
& 1, July 2002 & January 2003.pp
The Roots of the Problem’, Journal of European Studies, Area Study
Center for Europe, University of Karachi, ( Karachi) vol. 10, no. 2,
July 1994, pp.88-93
Swiss Neutrality’, Journal of European Studies, Area Study Center
for Europe, University of Karachi, vol. 9 & 10, no. 2 & 1, July
1993 & January 1994, pp.111-11
CONFERENCES / WORKSHOPS ATTENDED
The Indian Ocean naval Symposium, International symposium organized
by the Indian Navy in collaboration with National Maritime Foundation
New Delhi, February 14-15, 2008, New Delhi.
and Conflict Prevention initiatives’, regional workshop-Asia Pacific
case studies, organized by the United Nations Environmental Program
(UNEP) Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA), 5-6 June 2006,
the Peace in Asia’, International Workshop at Singapore organized
by the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, 26-27 February
International Visitor Program’, Participated in a 21 days International
Visitor Program (IVP) on U.S Foreign Policy organized by U.S Department
of States, 22 September-13 October, 2000. Visited, Washington D.C (State
Department, The Pentagon, US Senate, US House of Representatives, US
Department of Commerce, US Institute Of peace, Brooking Institution,
The Stimson Center) Iowa (Iowa State Governor, Iowa State Council, The
Agricultural Department) Seattle, Washington (Local newspaper offices,
Governors House) St. Jose (Monrey Institute) New York (United Nations,
Council of Foreign Relations)
Technology and Co-operative Security’, International Workshop
organized by The Regional Center for Strategic Studies, Sri Lanka, 20-29
September 1998, Shanghai, China.
Conference on American Studies’ organized by Area Study Center
for Africa, North & South America, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
in collaboration with USIS. 10-13 October 1994, Islamabad.
Workshop on American Studies’, organized by Area Study Center
for Africa, North & South America, Quaid-e-Azam University, Islamabad
in collaboration with USIS, August 1993, Islamabad.
six months project of the Woodrow Wilson Center and the United Nations
Environmental Program, on “Sir Creek”, 2007.
one year research project of the Regional Center for Strategic Studies
(RCSS), Colombo, Sri Lanka under Kodikara Award, “The River Water
Sharing Problem between India and Pakistan: case study Indus Waters
six months Research Project on the ‘Role of Regional Research
Institute in Sindh and Balochistan”, funded by the Regional Centre
of Strategic Studies (RCSS), Colombo, Sri Lanka in 2000.
of Birth: April 30, 1965.